About this artwork
The European taste for imported luxuries is apparent in these fashion illustrations from Paris. In addition to a Kashmir-style shawl, the woman in the image on the right wears a dress trimmed with so-called Turkish ribbons.
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- “Costume Parisien” Fashion Plates, from the Journal of Ladies and Fashion
- Made 1804–1806
- .1 Etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor on cream laid paper .2 Etching and engraving in black ink with watercolor and touches of metallic watercolor on cream wove paper
- .1 172 x 93 mm (image); 182 x 111 mm (plate); 189 x 117 mm (sheet) .2 173 x 96 mm (image); 181 x 112 mm (plate); 210 x 120 mm (sheet)
- Textile Purchase Fund